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How to Prepare Your Garden Before Going on Holiday

Summer holidays are often the highlight of the year, but jetting off to sunnier climes loses some of its sparkle when you have to leave your beloved veg plot to wilt at home. If there’s no one to take care of jobs like watering and pest control while you’re away, failing to prepare your garden can see you returning to find your prize marrows have become a slug’s dinner. This doesn’t have to be the case, however, and with the [...]

The Ultimate Guide to Sowing Seeds: What, When & How

Buying seedlings or fully-grown plants from the nursery can soon add up and growing your own plants from seeds is a cost effective and rewarding alternative. Depending on the plants you are wishing to grow, your seeds may not be hardy enough to raise outdoors, so will have to be raised in a greenhouse or on a windowsill. Other plants can brave the UK weather, but can only be planted at certain times of year to prevent them being [...]

What a busy day. Radiant senior man wearing garden gloves and rubber boots sitting on the grass while relaxing with his son and grandchild digging on the background

7 Eco-Friendly Ways to Recycle Materials in the Garden

Many gardeners know their garden has a positive impact on the environment and look for ways to make it even more eco-friendly. Whether you just try to reduce your pesticide use or go fully self-sufficient, there are tonnes of ways you can make your garden a bit more planet friendly. One simple and easy way to do this is to recycle materials by repurposing them in your garden. There are plenty of things, from yoghurt pots to pairs of [...]